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              <div id="target">Your message will be typed out here!</div>
<button onClick="rerun()">Rerun</button>

<!-- See the JavaScript box for an explanation and how to customize -->
              @import 'https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fira+Mono';

html {
	font-size: 18px;

body {
	color: #333;
	background: #f8f8f8;
	font-family: 'Fira Mono', mono;
	font-size: 1rem;
	margin: 0;
	display: grid;
	width: 100%;
	height: 100vh;
	justify-items: center;
	align-items: center;
	padding: 0 6vw;
	box-sizing: border-box;
	line-height: 1.4;

div {
	width: 100%;
	max-width: 30em;
	white-space: pre-line;

div:after {
	content: '|';
	animation: cursor 1s linear infinite;

button {
	font-family: 'Fira Mono', mono;
	padding: 1em;
	font-size: 14px;
	border-radius: 4px;
	background: transparent;
	border: 2px solid #a7a8aa;
	color: #a7a8aa;
	cursor: pointer;

@keyframes cursor {
	0% {
		opacity: 0;
	49.9% {
		opacity: 0;
	50% {
		opacity: 1;
	99.9% {
		opacity: 1;
              // Want to see your own message appear? 
// Just change the message value!
const message = `Machines can measure things a user will never notice, and users will notice things a machine can never measure.

If a user thinks your site is slow, a speed test won't convince them otherwise.`;

// Want to use this in your own code? Just copy and paste everything here, but change the value of the "container" variable (currently '#target') to match your chosen target DOM element.
// Also be sure the target element has the right white-space CSS in your code.
const container = document.querySelector('#target');

let n;

function rerun(){
	container.textContent = '';
	n = 0;
	typist(message, container);


function interval(letter){
	if(letter == ';' || letter == '.' || letter == ','){
		return Math.floor((Math.random() * 500) + 500);
	} else {
		return Math.floor((Math.random() * 130) + 5);

function typist(text, target){
	if(typeof(text[n]) != 'undefined'){
		target.textContent += text[n];
	if(n < text.length){
			typist(text, target)
		}, interval(text[n - 1]));

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